Original marble and bronze sculpture by Xavier Corbero (Spain, Barcelona, born 1935). 10" tall, 9" wide, 3" deep. Signed "Corbero" on the base, and numbered 33/33. Wavy veined marble sphere on a bronze base. Circa 1975-1985. Xavier Corbero is considered to be the most important living Spanish sculptor.
From our African Collection: A Lwena Ceremonial Mask from Zambia, circa 1950 9 x 16" h
The Lwena people, also spelled Lovale,Luvale, Balovale, Lubale, as well as Lwena or Luena in Angola, are a Bantu ethnic group found in northwestern Zambia and southeastern Angola. They are closely related to the Lunda and Ndembu to the northeast, but they also share cultural similarities to the Kaonde to the east, and to the Chokwe and Luchazi, important groups of eastern Angola...
By Adolf Muller Crefeld (German 1863-1934) bronze art deco statue of a dancer a beautiful form with great patina a beautiful marble base. measuring overall approx. 14 inches tall. excellent condition.
“Bronzes, sculptors and founders” by H. Berman, Abage.
“The dictionary of sculptors in bronze” by James Mackay. Antique collectors club.
Porcelain measuring 9 inches tall, 8 inches wide, and 5 inches deep. Karl Gerhardt was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 7, 1853. He attended Phillips School in Boston. By 1870 he was apprenticed to a house painter in Chicopee, Massachusetts, where he later became a machinist at Ames Foundry. He showed considerable talent in mechanics, and later became a designer of machinery at Hartford, Connecticut.
In 1874, he went to California...
Original unique gray Carrara marble sculpture by Francine Richman (France, Canada, 20th century), circa 1960-1970s. Incised "Richman" signature. Also bears a plaque on its slate base incised "F. Richman". 11" by 10" by 7". Henry Moore inspired sculpture by this well-regarded Paris-born Canadian sculptor.
A rare series of 5 miniature Vintage Bronze Buddhas subduing Mara, Amulet size, each about 1" high.
Large original sculpture by Lillian Bernstein (American, 1928-1992), modeled, not cast, in what appears to be plaster of Paris with a bronze painted finish. Circa 1950-1960. This impressive work stands 24 1/2" high--26" including the hardwood base, original to the piece, which bears a brass plaque with the name of the sculptor and the title of the piece, "Mother and Child". Lillian Bernstein was born in Boston and lived in Wellesley. She is known as a poet and a sculptor...
Chinese jade covered jar carved with dragon and phoenix design. Ca.1950. Good color and condition. H: 6 ½ inches, W: 3 ½ inches
Dramatic black Ojime featuring a stylized galloping horse, signed on reverse, unattributed signature. Estimate late 19th to early 20th century, from a collection of old stock that was stored for over forty years, most are antique and ancient beads.
Measuring 31 inches high by 14 inches deep by 14 inches wide made of exotic pinewood Sculpture depicting the God of plenty one of the immortal of Japan
Beautiful Chinese antique porcelain turquoise and gilt baluster vase and flared neck with red overglaze markings. Body with floral design done in gilt. with markings on body and inset bottom. Perfect condition.
Size: 9.25"H x 5.5"D
Age: Republic Period
Shan State Papier Mache Buddha with brown worn lacquer patina, 19th Century Burma,
size: H. 57cm x W. 32cm x D. 20cm, both
hands are missing, very serene expression
Very well modeled Sukhothai style Buddha figure.
Provenance: Acquired by family member prior to 1950.
Measurements: H 10 3/4"; with attached teak wood base 13 1/2".
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze General figure either French or German he seems to be wearing an iron cross around his neck , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2" w 1" signed Lanier on the back of the belt. Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951...
Papua New Guinea Sculpture Sacred Totem measuring 30x15” in carved and polychrome wood circa 1970
Rare bronze shishi statue by renaissance artist/potter, Tsukigata Nahiko. This solid and impressive bronze is well sculpted with wonderful details and prominently signed on the rear depicting the "god of wealth or household", Daikoku with his mallet and bag of plenty, one of the Seven Lucky Gods but cleverly represented by a shishi, lion dog which Tsukigata used in a number of his bronze sculpture...
This sculpture was carved in 2003 by renowned sculptor Tim Lewis. Tim is an American Stone Carver whose work is represented in the permanent collection of the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, the Huntington Museum of Art in West Virginia, the High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the Smithsonian American Museum in Washington, D.C. His work is also included in George H...
MATERIAL AND IMMATERIAL
Originally those are measuring aluminum chips for making 'wagashi' (Japanese-style confectionery).
One day, I brought those to local blacksmith and asked the worker with a cigarette in his mouth to throw those into the fire.
He said, "I really don't know what's gonna be... So, are you sure?"
Then, he started with concern. Silence...